Assistant Professor and Life Sciences Research Center Director
Teaches students in undergraduate Biology courses. Facilitates
undergraduate research program as it pertains to the activity of
the research center. Recruits qualified cadets to work with faculty
on research projects. Provide full supervision for professional
scientific staff assuring uniform execution of government
cooperative agreements. Exercises full supervisory responsibilities
for planning, organizing, reviewing, and evaluating and
implementing all duties performed by the laboratory staff.
Plans and adjusts work schedules and operations to meet established objectives, priorities, deadlines and standards of laboratory research. Responsible for research center budget. Prepares and recommends program budget; manages and controls expenditures of resources. Attends scientific meetings to gather and disseminate information on research center results as well as promoting the United States Air Force Academy mission to educate, train and create officers of character and leadership. Serves as review officer, responsible for the initial administrative, scientific and technical review of research grant applications assigned to the Life Sciences Research Center (LSRC) before forwarding them to outside institutions. Ensures all research is conducted in accordance with federal regulations including the protection of humans subjects involved in research and will coordinate efforts with appropriate oversight offices as necessary. Ensures that scientific, regulatory, funding, and other administrative efforts are coordinated with other activities in support of the LSRC specifically (but not limited to: 1) Defense Health Agency, Clinical Investigations Program Office, 2) 10th MDG, 3) Air Force Office of Scientific Research and strategizing with multiple stakeholders to conduct appropriate military and academic relevant studies, training, and research for the benefit of the Department of Defense and USAFA. Prepares summary reports of research center findings for analysis, review and progress toward Department of Defense research requirements.